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Monica

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< 1k Monico (Spanish)

How popular is the baby name Monica in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 6 6 0
1881 10 10 0
1883 5 5 0
1884 8 8 0
1885 10 10 0
1886 10 10 0
1887 13 13 0
1888 13 13 0
1889 14 14 0
1890 17 17 0
1891 25 25 0
1892 27 27 0
1893 25 25 0
1894 22 22 0
1895 20 20 0
1896 36 36 0
1897 34 34 0
1898 41 41 0
1899 30 30 0
1900 39 39 0
1901 44 44 0
1902 33 33 0
1903 36 36 0
1904 54 54 0
1905 53 53 0
1906 52 52 0
1907 61 61 0
1908 62 62 0
1909 71 71 0
1910 79 79 0
1911 83 83 0
1912 130 130 0
1913 164 164 0
1914 156 156 0
1915 196 196 0
1916 278 278 0
1917 252 252 0
1918 223 223 0
1919 179 179 0
1920 215 215 0
1921 247 247 0
1922 206 206 0
1923 199 199 0
1924 223 223 0
1925 198 198 0
1926 191 191 0
1927 188 188 0
1928 218 218 0
1929 182 182 0
1930 168 168 0
1931 192 192 0
1932 215 215 0
1933 213 213 0
1934 259 259 0
1935 332 332 0
1936 273 273 0
1937 292 292 0
1938 269 269 0
1939 255 255 0
1940 286 286 0
1941 261 261 0
1942 325 325 0
1943 299 299 0
1944 342 342 0
1945 400 400 0
1946 457 457 0
1947 613 613 0
1948 852 847 5
1949 826 826 0
1950 1,057 1,057 0
1951 1,297 1,297 0
1952 1,464 1,464 0
1953 1,598 1,598 0
1954 1,825 1,825 0
1955 1,813 1,813 0
1956 2,161 2,161 0
1957 2,489 2,489 0
1958 2,422 2,415 7
1959 2,599 2,592 7
1960 3,096 3,088 8
1961 3,401 3,389 12
1962 4,017 4,006 11
1963 4,008 3,998 10
1964 4,664 4,650 14 #90 girl name
1965 5,125 5,110 15 #72 girl name
1966 4,731 4,719 12 #75 girl name
1967 4,970 4,962 8 #70 girl name
1968 5,226 5,218 8 #68 girl name
1969 6,062 6,036 26 #59 girl name
1970 6,219 6,186 33 #56 girl name
1971 6,458 6,428 30 #48 girl name
1972 6,156 6,130 26 #47 girl name
1973 6,417 6,375 42 #40 girl name
1974 6,314 6,284 30 #43 girl name
1975 5,511 5,478 33 #49 girl name
1976 6,012 5,978 34 #45 girl name
1977 6,400 6,368 32 #39 girl name
1978 5,896 5,865 31 #42 girl name
1979 6,620 6,586 34 #40 girl name
1980 6,076 6,033 43 #45 girl name
1981 5,814 5,783 31 #49 girl name
1982 5,774 5,735 39 #52 girl name
1983 5,438 5,402 36 #53 girl name
1984 5,156 5,130 26 #58 girl name
1985 5,014 4,986 28 #61 girl name
1986 5,047 5,010 37 #59 girl name
1987 4,842 4,809 33 #64 girl name
1988 4,488 4,462 26 #70 girl name
1989 4,538 4,502 36 #68 girl name
1990 4,471 4,452 19 #76 girl name
1991 4,182 4,156 26 #85 girl name
1992 4,609 4,586 23 #77 girl name
1993 3,925 3,901 24 #86 girl name
1994 3,933 3,912 21 #88 girl name
1995 3,980 3,968 12 #87 girl name
1996 4,342 4,325 17 #81 girl name
1997 4,232 4,223 9 #79 girl name
1998 3,241 3,228 13
1999 2,133 2,133 0
2000 1,990 1,990 0
2001 1,798 1,792 6
2002 1,778 1,778 0
2003 1,612 1,612 0
2004 1,521 1,512 9
2005 1,409 1,409 0
2006 1,360 1,360 0
2007 1,186 1,186 0
2008 1,058 1,058 0
2009 972 972 0
2010 885 885 0
2011 776 776 0
2012 720 720 0
2013 595 595 0
2014 574 574 0
2015 550 550 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Monica baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 247,854 babies born with the name Monica in the United States. That's more than enough Monicas to occupy the territory of French Guiana (France) with an estimated population of 243,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Monica" was in 1979 with a total of 6,586 babies. (That's a lot of baby Monicas)

According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Monica" ranks #28 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 68 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1987. Across the entire United States a total of 4,842 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Monica popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Monica" mean? The list below shows the origins of Monica as well as things modernly associated with the name Monica such as celebrities named Monica.

Origin and Meaning of Monica

The name "Monica" is of Latin origin, and it means "Advisor, Truth". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Monica Bellucci

Monica Bellucci is an actress and fashion model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to present. Monica was born in 1968 as Monica Anna Maria Bellucci in Citta di Castello, Umbria, Italy.

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Monica Lewinsky

Monica Lewinsky is a government employee, fashion designer, television personality, and magazine writer. Monica was born in 1973 as Monica Samille Lewinsky in San Francisco, California, United States.

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Monica Potter

Monica Potter is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Monica was born in 1971 as Monica Gregg Brokaw in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

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Monica Seles

Monica Seles is a tennis biography. Monica was born in 1973 in Novi Sad, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia.

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Mónica Cruz

Mónica Cruz is an actress and dancer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Mónica was born in 1977 as Monica Cruz Sanchez in Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain.

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Mónica Naranjo

Mónica Naranjo is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Mónica was born in 1974 as Monica Naranjo Carrasco.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Monica

Monica Brown
Monica Crowley
Monica Wright
Monica Just Right For Me
Monica Travel
Monica The Medium

Alternative Meanings

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Your name in reverse order is "Acinom". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ocmani". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Monica born Aug 1, 1961

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North of Latin America approximately on 800. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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